PLEC1 is an alias for the gene, Plectin, in humans. Other names include: PCN; PLTN; Hemidesmosomal protein 1; Plectin-1; EBS1; EBSO; LGMD2Qb. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 4684 and a mass of 531.8 kDa. PLEC1 is a member of the Plakin or cytolinker family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Frog.